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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Interior of Public-Use Cabin

Quartz Lake State Recreation Area

Quartz Lake Cabin

Quartz Lake Cabin Exterior

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 6 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Vehicle
★ Stay Limit: 3 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes**
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 20' x 24'
★ Heating Method: Wood Stove (bring your own wood)


★ Fire Ring
★ Picnic Table
★ Axe and Saw
★ Table with Benches
★ Broom and Ash Scoop

This log cabin is on the south side of the Quartz Lake parking lot and can be driven to year-round. The road into the recreation area is steep near the cabin, so please use caution. The cabin is used by volunteers in the summer and may not be available to the public for rent from May 1st to September 30th.

The turnoff to Quartz Lake is located at Mile 277.8 Richardson Highway, approximately 14 miles northwest of Delta Junction. Follow the access road 3 miles to the Quartz Lake parking lot.

Once the ice is safe enough, ice fishing huts are available for reservation during the winter.
Reserve an Ice Hut

GPS: N60° 0'6.97" W149°18'5.62"

Special Notes:

** Pets must be under control at all times and you are responsible for cleaning up your pet's waste.

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Important Info

This cabin has a combination lock on the door. Once you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Reserve America with important information about the cabin, including a combination for the door lock. Print out this confirmation e-mail and bring it with you to the cabin. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of making the reservation, please contact the reservation call center at 1-844-351-9733 9am-5pm..

Remember that these cabins are not hotels. Always be prepared! Be sure to bring:

  • Sleeping bag and pad or air mattress
  • Food
  • Cookware, dishes, utensils
  • Cooking stove and fuel
  • Matches, lighters, paper fire starter
  • 9-Volt batteries for smoke detectors
  • First aid items
  • Plastic trash bags
  • Jug of water
  • Saw or axe, just in case
  • Firewood
  • Flashlight
  • Lantern and fuel

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700